Your Family: Jun. 10, 2002

GRANDPARENT SPLITS According to a study at Pennsylvania State University, when grandparents divorce, their relationships with grandchildren often suffer. Grandparents who go through a divorce, particularly grandfathers, have less contact with their grandkids, feel less close to them and consider grandparenting less important in their lives than those who stayed married.

DIVERSE FRIENDS A racially diverse student body in U.S. high schools does not automatically lead to interracial friendships, says a study published in the American Journal of Sociology. Researchers found teens tend to choose same-race friends, even as chances to choose friends of different races increase. The study suggests that...

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